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William J. Trentham

Criminal defense Attorney at Bentonville, AR

5.0   1 review
  • State Years
    Missouri - MO 10 years
    Arkansas - AR 19 years
  • Licensed for 10 years
    State MO
    Acquired 2013
    Good Standing, Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 19 years
    State AR
    Acquired 2004
    Active No misconduct found

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Bickett & Trentham Law Partners, LLP
205 NW "A" St., 2nd Floor
Bentonville, AR, 72712


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Posted by anonymous | January 29, 2013
Champion for the Innocent
I was wrongly charged with a sexual offense in which the prosecutor wanted me to do prison time and register as sexual offender, even though I was innocent. Will took the prosecutor to the mat. He interviewed all of the witnesses and knew the case backwards and forwards. On the eve of trial, the prosecutor knew Will was ready for trial, and she could not win the case. She tried to sell me probation deal if I would confess to a crime I did not commit. Will believed in me and advised me to take the case to trial. The prosecutor dismissed the case. I know that if it wasn't for Will, I would have been railroaded into a plea or worse.
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  • Hourly Rates $ 300-450 per hour
  • Contingency 33%-40%
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card


AVVO RATING 9.5 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Partner
  • Bickett & Trentham Law Partners, LLP
  • 2005 - Present


  • Arkansas Tech University
  • BS - Bachelor of Science
  • N/A
  • University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Leflar Law Center
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • N/A


  • Benton County Bar Association
  • Past Vice President
  • N/A
  • Criminal Detention Facilities Review Commission 19W Judicial District
  • Board of Commissioners
  • 2013 - 2017
  • Benton County Bar Association
  • Past President
  • 2004 - 2005
  • Arkansas Bar Association
  • House of Delegates
  • 2004 - 2007
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Honors and Awards

  • Top 40 Under 40
  • National Trial Lawyers
  • 2015

Speaking Engagements

  • As Judges See It: Top Mistakes Attorneys Make in Civil Litigation
  • 2016
  • Arkansas Bar Association, Annual Meeting
  • Mediation Do's and Don'ts
  • 2011
  • Children and the Law
  • Attorney Ad Litem
  • 2010

Attorney endorsements

Received (5)
Given (4)
Endorse William
Criminal defense Attorney | Jan 27
Relationship: Worked for lawyer
"Will is a great attorney with a lot to offer. He is a great criminal defense attorney. I would recommend Will to anyone needing legal services."
Personal injury Attorney | Dec 16
Relationship: Co-worker
"I endorse this lawyer."
Unknown Attorney | Jul 16
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer."
Criminal defense Attorney | Mar 26
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer."
Unknown Attorney | Feb 15
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I've worked with Will on a few cases and know him through the Benton County Bar Association. He is diligent and hard working. I endorse this lawyer."
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Bentonville Criminal defense Lawyer William J. Trentham
William J. Trentham
Criminal defense Attorney
Bentonville, AR
Licensed for 19 years